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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Bettina Dietz; Thomas Nutz Duke University Press 2005 Collections Curieuses: The Aesthetics of Curiosity and Elite Lifestyle in Eighteenth-Century Paris Bettina Dietz...
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 3. A plate entitled Paris Dress from “Parisian Fashions” in the Lady's Magazine 34 (1803). More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and archival evidence about sexual relations between noblemen and workingmen in eighteenth-century Paris. Nobles who sought and had sex with men, more often in private than in public spaces, have not been studied as a group. As this case study demonstrates, their rank both sheltered then from arrest...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to forego sugar came during the early years of the Revolution of 1789, in response to rising sugar prices. The women of Paris were asked to refrain from buying sugar at high prices that were assumed to be a result of market manipulation by speculators and hoarders engaging in anti-revolutionary behavior...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Amanda Strasik In 1811, Pierre‐Paul Prud'hon painted an allegorical portrait of the infant Napoleon II for Empress Marie‐Louise, Napoleon's second wife and the child's mother, that was exhibited publicly at the Paris Salon the following year. Prud'hon's painting is distinctive because it lacks...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1. Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, The King of Rome Sleeping , 1811, oil on canvas,Musée du Louvre, Paris, photographic credit: © Jarekt, 2011. From Wikimedia Commons. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 74–97.
Published: 01 April 2006
... later in Paris. Here, however, things did not turn out so well. City offi cials planned a grand fête for 9:00 p.m. on May 30th at the place Louis XV. Members of a famous family of fi reworks specialists, the Ruggieri brothers, designed a spectacle that again included a large temple dedicated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 50–81.
Published: 01 January 2005
... 5 1 Astley had off ered Paris in an Uproar; or, the Destruction of the Bastille. Even earlier, the Royal Circus, managed by Charles Hughes, started the series of theatrical versions with John Dent’s The Triumph of Liberty; or, The Bastille on August 5th, barely three weeks after the fall...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 32–47.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., as one minister after another tried and failed to resolve the monarchy’s fi nancial problems. After exiling the Par- lement of Paris in 1787 and exhausting its other options, the Crown con- voked the Estates-General in 1789.2 The Maupeou “revolution” and the “pre-Revolution” profoundly aff ected...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 51–77.
Published: 01 September 2006
... unis aux Tarquins et avoient conspiré contre la Liberté Romaine, des Licteurs rapportent leurs corps pour qu’on leur donne la sepulture), Salon of 1789, oil on canvas, 3232 x 422 cm, Musée du Louvre, Paris, RMN 165087. Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY. embodies confl...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2004
... as governess to the eminent young Swiss matron Mme de Vermenoux in Paris. That city proved kindly to her: it set in her path the young Genevan Jacques Necker, already a prosperous member of Paris’ Swiss banking community. Suzanne Cur- chod was more than ready to be spirited out of nonentity and penury...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and was very curious about the English Parliament.12 La Rochefoucault was also charged with bringing Walpole copies of a correspondence between Madame de Choiseul, Vol- taire, and Deffand. Later, when La Rochefoucault had returned to Paris, Catherine Macaulay’s French Connections 6 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to describe the pro- ductive effects of demographic, political, and financial decentralization; he argued that one should cut off Paris’ useless resources and transplant them onto provincial structures.9 Also, in her Considérations sur la révolution fran- çaise (1817), Anne Louise Germaine Necker de...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... The complete letters in Latin were available in the 1616 edition published in Paris and in Richard Rawlinson’s excellent edition published in London in 1718, one year after Pope’s poem; but, as the poet and translator John Hughes wrote in his pref- ace to The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (London, 1713...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Pamela Cheek Kushner Nina . Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris . ( Ithaca : Cornell Univ. , 2013 ). Pp. xi + 295 . $35 Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Review Essay Demi...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... was the publication of the travels of the former janissary Yirmi Sekiz Çelebi Mehmed Efendi, who was sent to Paris as an envoy of Sultan Ahmed III on 7 October 1720. Çelebi was to restore French-Ottoman relations after a period of dissonance during the reign of Louis XIV...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 225–245.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 242 Eighteenth-Century Life Figure 2. “Insulaires et monuments de l’ìle de Pàque,” engraving by Godefroy after Duché de Vancy, in Atlas du Voyage de Lapérouse (Paris, 1797). Courtesy Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. image’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 118–122.
Published: 01 April 2003
... (Paris: Honoré Champion, 2003). Pp. 334. €62. ISBN 2-7453-0672-3 Dubois, Pierre de la Ruffinière, comp. Normes et transgression au XVIII e siècle (Paris: Univ. Paris-Sorbonne, 2002). Pp. 247. €26 IBSN 2-840-50-238-0 Du Prey, Pierre. Hawksmoor’s London Churches: Architecture and Theology...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 214–224.
Published: 01 April 2001
... this man see with the greatest acuity? His career does not explain much—perhaps only his disenchantment with ideologies. A native of the east of France, he gravitated to Paris when revolutionary politics began to disturb the provincial status quo. He...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 64.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Jacques Rivette The College of William & Mary 2001 — Film Forum — Suzanne Simonin. La Religieuse de Diderot (1966) by Jacques Rivette A coproduction of Rome-Paris Films and George de Beauregard...